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In January 1961, "Ham the Astrochimp" blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and attained a velocity of 5857 miles per hour on a Mercury spacecraft before splashing down safely in the Atlantic Ocean, thus achieving the Mission Objective: primate suborbital and auto abort.

 

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